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Last updated: Nov 15 2017 24:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Another Patil-ism: potholes don’t mean sky has fallen 14.11.2017 Hindu: Home
PWD Minister’s remark draws sharp criticism from Oppn.
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Green-shoots of recovery seen in infrastructure sector: ICRA 13.11.2017 BusinessLine - Logistics
Financial profile of firms in airport, highway sectors shows improvement
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Waste water and pay Rs 10K penalty, proposes draft bill 13.11.2017 DNA: India
Water supply and sewerage system of Jaipur will soon be under an autonomous board. A draft of the bill for constitution of the Jaipur Supply and Sewerage Board (JSSB) bill has been prepared by Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project (RUIDP). The draft proposes cash and imprisonment penalties for those guilty of waste or misuse of water. “In case of a first offence, fine may extend to the specified amount  (Rs 10,000 for misuse of water) or simple imprisonment which may extend to a period of one month or both” proposes the draft bill. Those who continue ‘wasting water’ despite first conviction, will thereafter, be liable for a penalty of Rs 1,000 for each day.   Similar penalties have also been proposed for violations such as tampering of water supply and sewerage lines. In case where violation of the act occurs at a property with different occupier and owner, both will be jointly liable. In issues where damage has been caused to the board’s property those responsible will also have to bear the ...
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How Delhi slums can fight climate change 9.11.2017 Downtoearth
Women's roups in the national capital are making efforts to build resilience against climatic impacts
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How to fund climate-smart cities 8.11.2017 HBL: Home
Local bodies need to be equipped in technological and financial terms to deal with climate finance for risk mitigation
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'Public-private partnerships need time to mature, only option to meet fund shortage' 8.11.2017 BusinessLine - News
Public-private partnerships (PPP) may have not worked very well in this country but they need time to mature and are the only option available when the government is short of resources, Dr M. Ramacha...
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Tamil Nadu: 24 lakes identified for restoration 8.11.2017
Chennai: The state, which has been silent over the status of its dying water bodies in greater Chennai, is all set to kick start a massive lakes restoration project under which the pollution and inflow of fresh water into 24 water bodies will be addressed. Tamil Nadu Urban Infrastructure Financial Services has floated tenders and consultants would soon study the topography, ecological factors and the hydrology flow of water connecting these neglected large lakes and small ponds. "Most of these lakes serve as a major cause for flooding in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur district and there are proposals to convert these water bodies in to drinking water sources. The restoration of water bodies also include massive plantation of indigenous trees," said K. Sathyagopal, Commissioner of Disaster Management. According to TNUIFSL sources, eight large water bodies including Ramapuram lake, Madipakkam village pond, Madipakkam lake,  Kolathur pond, Vannan kuttai near Jaladiampettai, Pallikaranai, ...
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Highway construction projects in North-East moving at snail’s pace 5.11.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
Contractors unable to carry out work due to financial stress
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Statsguru: India's infra investment challenge 30.10.2017 Latest News
The country needs to spend Rs 50 lakh crore by 2022 to provide a strong foundation for rapid growth, estimates CRISIL
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Chennai Corporation relying entirely on grants for civic projects 28.10.2017 Hindu: News
So far, only 30% of project cost was taken care of by grant.
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Markets, PSBs extend rally 26.10.2017 All Markets Stories
Select public sector banks (PSBs), construction and metal firms continued to report gains on optimism triggered by the government's stimulus package
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Cabinet clears Swiss Challenge method policy for infra projects 25.10.2017 DNA: India
The Maharashtra cabinet on Tuesday cleared a comprehensive policy for the Swiss Challenge method on the lines of the existing policy in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The policy envisages implementation of roads, railways, waterways projects and cold storages for agriculture sector across the state through Swiss Challenge method. The government proposes to initially undertake projects worth Rs 25 crore for agriculture sector, Rs 200 crore for transport sector and Rs 50 crore worth for improvement of urban infrastructure. Under the Swiss Challenge method, any person with credentials can submit a development proposal to the government. The proposal will be made online and a second person can give suggestions to improve and beat that proposal. The original proponent will get a chance to accept it if it is an improvement on his proposal. The original proponent gets the right to counter-match any superior offers given by the third party. The objective is to discourage ...
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Bihar CM, deputy CM inspect ghats for Chhath festival 23.10.2017 PTI: All news
Bihar CM, deputy CM inspect ghats for Chhath festival
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Nitish Kumar , Sushil Kumar Modi inspect ghats for Chhath festival 22.10.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Encroachments shrink Hoodi, Sadaramangala lakes to death 19.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Plaster of Paris Ganesha idols and heaps of garbage dumped in Sadaramangala Lake, KR Puram, have remain uncleared, painting a sorry picture of the waterbody. Hoodi Lake, which is situated nearby, is also in shambles. The two lakes have shrunk drastically over the years. Hoodi lake, at one point in time, spanned 15.10 acres. The catchment area of these lakes was encroached upon by builders even as officials looked the other way. About 1.29 acres of Hoodi lake has been encroached upon by the government itself to build roads and burial grounds. Seema Garg, CEO, Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority, said officials involved in the encroachment do not take the permission of the Authority before going ahead with the projects. She said now that it has been brought to their notice, they will take action. Operators of private water tankers used to draw water from the lake illegally and supply it to the city. But this has been stopped now, said Balachandran P, a resident. Sadaramangala Lake, which ...
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Civic polls: On anvil, infra plan for Patiala, Jalandhar 19.10.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, October 18 For the election-bound civic bodies in Punjab, the Local Bodies Department is coming up with an infrastructure plan for Patiala and Jalandhar municipal corporations. The plan will be announced by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh soon. This was stated by Local Bodies Minister Navjot Sidhu at a press briefing here today. Sharing details of a comprehensive plan to boost the urban infrastructure, Sidhu said Rs1,540 crore had been sanctioned by HUDCO for the upgrade of water supply and sanitation system of all cities and towns. It involves cleaning chocked sewers, augmentation of sewer lines and completing left-out works. The treated water from the sewage treatment plants would be provided for irrigational purposes. On the occasion, Advisor of the Local Government Department Amar Singh, Director KK Yadav and CEO of PMIDC Ajoy Sharma were also present. He said Rs2,127 crore had been approved for the development of cities which would be released soon. He added that ...
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To increase green cover, Pune Municipal Corporation will launch sanskriti themed project  17.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Unauthorised colonies, delay in Metro Phase-IV discussed by L-G, Puri 17.10.2017 dailypioneer
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Minister to review work of civic bodies 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
L-G, Delhi MPs to attend monthy meet
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Centre to hold monthly meet on Delhi development issues 16.10.2017 BusinessLine - News
Monthly meetings will be held on issues related to the development of Delhi, including urban infrastructure, the Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said today. The meetings wi...
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